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The White Tiger
Aravind Adiga
And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs
1Q84
Haruki Murakami
The Bachman Books: Four Early Novels by Stephen King
Richard Bachman, Stephen King
The Complete Stories
Franz Kafka
1Q84
Jay Rubin, Philip Gabriel, Haruki Murakami
The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso
Dante Alighieri, Robin Kirkpatrick, Eric Drooker
The Purgatorio (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Peter Bondanella, Julia Conaway Bondanella
The Interpretation of Dreams (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Sigmund Freud, A.A. Brill, Daniel T. O'Hara, Gina Masucci MacKenzie

Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives, Vol. 1

Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives, Vol. 1 - Ellen Schreiber, Rem This manga is cliched Shoujo at its cheesiest. The story is nonexistent, and the romantic element is alternately shallow and sappy. The dialogue tries very hard to be witty but doesn't quite hit the mark. It's only saving grace is that the artwork is actually quite good. The Gothic artwork is beautiful and the characters, while all extremely shallow and not developed at all, are very good looking. It's obvious that the character models and clothing were very well thought out, so it's a shame that the characters themselves were not. This is basically an imitation Shoujo that tries to incorporate romance and suspense, but fails in nearly every aspect of both of them.